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Hamilton at a Glance

Hamilton is Bermuda's sea-side capital and a great place to dance, dine and base your swimming and snorkeling adventures. 

Hamilton's excellent restaurants lure locals and visitors alike into the pastel-colored city. Experience fine dining on a white table-cloth,or sit down in a small cafe for some apres-snorkel eats. As you enjoy your meal, watch Hamilton's busy streets vibrate with bikes, cars and motor scooters. If you are lucky enough to be sitting by the water you can watch as the boat traffic, sailboats and fishing rigs maneuver in the harbor.

As for recreation, Hamilton is best known as a launch point for fantastic diving. Bermuda's shallow reefs are accessible to the novice and have caused hundreds of shipwrecks over the years. Dive down for a look at the fish and the coral, but also to explore some of the many shipwrecks that dot the ocean floor.  

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April - November
Low Season
December - March
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      Passport / Visa Requirements

      Bermuda is a British overseas territory. Americans, Canadians and nationals of EU member states do not need a visa to visit, but will need their passports. American citizens can learn more about Bermuda by contacting a British Consulate, or by visiting the U.S State Department's website.

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      Severe Weather Bermuda has fewer hurricanes than other parts of the Caribbean due to its location. 

      Safety Concerns Hamilton's northern side called "the back of town" is a rough area you should avoid at night. During the day, keep bags close to you and valuables out of sight no matter where you are traveling in the city. 

      Health Concerns Some of Bermuda's water may be safe to drink, especially if it comes from a big hotel. If you aren't sure, boil your water or chose bottled.